Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment. Task 4. Environmental Stewardship Practices, Policies, and Procedures for Road Construction and Maintenance

Many states have successfully implemented initiatives to enhance environmental stewardship and change the culture in construction and maintenance organizations to better avoid and minimize these potential impacts. One good example is Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation (PENNDOT's) SEMP (Strategic Environmental Management Program). Other more specific initiatives have been aimed at erosion and sedimentation control, improvements in energy efficiency, recycling and use of recycled materials, facility management, wetland and stream preservation, context sensitive solutions, hazardous material substitution, and pursuit of ISO certifications. The objective of this project is to produce a compendium of best practices in environmental stewardship in the areas of construction and maintenance.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $149690.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 25-25, Task

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Hedges, Christopher

  • Performing Organizations:

    Parsons Brinckerhoff

    3200 Tower Oaks Boulevard
    Rockville, MD  United States  20852
  • Principal Investigators:

    Venner, Marie

  • Start Date: 20030930
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20050131
  • Source Data: RiP Project 8591

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01460850
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 25-25, Task
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:33PM